The AOA is 60

Welcome to the AOA60 Challenge Part 3

This part of the Challenge comprises 20 questions. You may complete the quiz as many times as you wish. The questions will be the same each time although they may appear in a different order to keep you on your toes.

1.

Where are the AOA celebrating 60 years over the August Bank Holiday?


 




2.

What was the last sail number allocated to an Atalanta 26?



3.

In what London Hotel were the AGM dinners traditionally held in the late 20th century? 


 




4.

What is the minimum depth of water in which a standard Atalanta 26 remain afloat? (Answer in inches - just the number, e.g. 36)



5.

Where can each boat’s definitive hull number be found?



6.

Who was the first AOA Secretary?



7.

Which Atalanta is based in New Zealand in 2018?


 





8.

How many layers of veneer are there in an Atalanta 31 hull?



9.

What is the surname of the person who crossed the Atlantic Ocean single-handed in A146 in 1976?



10.

In what year was the Atalanta Trophy (wooden model) first awarded (for first Atalanta in the Round the Island Race)?  (Answer format YYYY e.g. 1921)



The Atalanta Trophy - a wooden model of A12
The Atalanta Trophy - a wooden model of A12

11.

Where might a sledge hammer be used during an Atalanta restoration?



12.

Of what wood was the original Atalanta 26 mast and boom made?



A102 Mast gets a full makeover at Suffolk Yacht harbour A102 Mast gets a full makeover at Suffolk Yacht harbour



13.

Why is Atalanta 'Achates' special this year?


 




14.

Which boat motored and sailed from Birmingham to Amsterdam in 1968?



15.

How many layers of veneer are there in an Atalanta deck and coach roof?



16.

Which Atalanta spent a number of years moored in a submarine pen in France?


 




17.

How many layers of veneer are there in an Atalanta 26 hull?

18.

How many cabins are there in a Titania?

19.

What is the first recorded fleet race of Atalantas? 



Race hamble Atalantas racing

20.

What is the surname of the Skipper on  A115 with 2 young crew in 1975 when they crossed the Atlantic Ocean?




Thank you for taking part in our AOA60 Challenge Part 3 today 07/03/2021.
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